Press Releases

Things happen so quickly that we could release our own news nearly every day. Instead, we use Press Releases primarily to focus the media on our most important accomplishment: our clients’ success. If you read something here that resonates with you, we hope you will share it with your colleagues.


Press Releases


March 1, 2016

Hobsons Launches New Education Podcast

Hobsons, a leading provider of college readiness, admissions, and advising solutions, today announced the launch of a new monthly podcast aimed at helping students, families, and educators connect... Continue reading
October 1, 2015

Starfish Platform Expands Support for Advising and Retention

Starfish 6, the latest release of the Starfish platform, includes expanded advising support for prospective students, a friendlier student interface, and deeper data integrations. Continue reading
September 16, 2015

Hobsons Recognizes 2015 Starfish 360 Award Winners

Hobsons recognizes Columbus State Community College, Helena College, and the University of Nebraska - Lincoln for innovative use of the Starfish student success platform. Continue reading
July 28, 2015

California Community Colleges Select Academic Advising and Planning Solution

Community college students throughout California will soon have access to new technology that will help them identify their academic goals and develop structured, personalized plans. Continue reading
June 11, 2015

School Superintendents, Community Colleges Collaborate to Improve Student Success

AASA and Hobsons announce a joint CGI America Commitment to Action to improve access and student success in community college. Continue reading
June 8, 2015

Starfish Recognizes Starfish 360 Award “Rising Stars”

Starfish Recognizes "Rising Stars" Cincinnati State and Technical College, Leeward Community College, and Worcester State University Continue reading
May 26, 2015

Youngstown State University Delivers a Cohesive Approach to Student Success

Youngstown State University’s use of the Starfish platform to coordinate advising has resulted in course completion improvements. Continue reading
April 29, 2015

University of Texas at El Paso Celebrates Improved Student Outcomes

Hobsons announced that UTEP has used the Starfish platform to improve engagement and course completion rates for students in large course sections. Continue reading
February 23, 2015

Hobsons Acquires Starfish Retention Solutions to Help Even More Students Succeed

Hobsons today announced the acquisition of Starfish Retention Solutions, the leading provider of student success and advising systems for higher education. Continue reading
January 28, 2015

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Supports a Campus-wide Culture of Success

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s use of Starfish has shown measurable improvements in course completion rates - and earned the institution a Starfish 360 Award. Continue reading